Laser Engineer 3 4 Systems Optical

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Apopka, FL

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7282826
AJE Ref #
576155386
Location
Apopka, FL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* Laser Engineer 3/4 \- Systems/Optical
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* Requisition ID:
16016619
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United States\-Florida\-Apopka
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Yes
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No relocation assistance available
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Yes, 10 % of the Time
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* Northrop Grumman Corporation, Laser Systems is looking for a highly motivated, Physicist/Engineer specializing in Systems modeling and/or Electro\-Optics Infrared \(EO/IR\) design and analysis to join our team in Apopka, FL\. This position requires an individual with a positive attitude, excellent design skills, communication skills, demonstrated leadership, an entrepreneurial mindset, and the ability to work well in a team environment\.The chosen candidate will work closely with Systems/Mechanical/Electrical Engineers, Laser Technicians and Program Managers to develop new products, engineer product enhancements and provide technical support for fielded systems and Laser Manufacturing\.Typical duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
+ Solid\-state laser modeling and analysis+ Laser system architecture definition support+ Root cause corrective action \(RCCA\) support+ Production process supportThis position requires a Solid State Laser Physicist/Engineer with proven ability in the design and support of state\-of\-the\-art, diode\-pumped solid\-state \(DPSS\) laser & amplifier systems\. The ideal candidate shall be able to model and analyze designs for EO/IR hardware including system level design through laser design\. An emphasis on high level mathematical modeling is a plus, as well as knowledge with current software programs such as TracePro, LasCAD, ZeMax, and GLAD\. In addition, the candidate should have a solid understanding of interfacing with programs such as PRO/E and ANSYS \(or similar FEA tools\)\. The candidate should be able to conduct independent research leading to design, build, and test of hardware and apply knowledge, and research results to achieve desired optical/system performance\. This candidate shall also support component specifications for critical items which may include tolerance determinations, simulations, and test procedures for EO/IR systems, lasers, or components\.This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications listed below\.This position may be filled at a either a Level 3 or Level 4 based on the qualifications listed below\.Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
+ Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, Optical Engineering or related field plus 5 years of experience; Master of Science degree in Physics, Optical Engineering or related field and 3 years of experience; or a PhD degree in Optics, Electro\-Optics, Physics, or closely related field\.+ Computational, laboratory, and instrumentation experience+ Modeling and analysis experience using tools such as Mathematica, MatLab, MathCAD, TracePro, LasCAD, Zemax and/or GLAD+ Demonstrated ability to conduct trade studies within architectures that cross multiple platforms and optimize operational effectiveness of a family of systems+ Strong presentation skills+ Ability to collaborate in a team environment+ U\.S\. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret clearanceBasic Qualifications for a Level 4:
+ Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, Optical Engineering or related field plus 9 years of experience; Master of Science degree in Physics, Optical Engineering or related field and 7 years of experience; or a PhD degree in Optics, Electro\-Optics, Physics, or closely related field and 4 years experience+ Strong computational, laboratory, and instrumentation skills+ Strong modeling capability using tools such as Mathematica, MatLab, MathCAD, TracePro, LasCAD, Zemax and/or GLAD+ Ability to conduct trade studies within architectures that cross multiple platforms and optimize operational effectiveness of a family of systems+ Strong presentation skills+ Ability to collaborate in a team environment+ U\.S\. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret clearancePreferred Qualifications for both levels:
+ MS or PhD in Optical Engineering, Physics, or Laser Physics+ Solid\-State laser modeling and analysis experience+ Experience with the design & manufacturing of military lamp pumped & diode solid\-state laser systems+ Experience with the development of new electro\-optics products from inception to delivery+ Current DoD Secret clearance or higherNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce\. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class\. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www\.northropgrumman\.com/EEO \. U\.S\. Citizenship is required for most positions\.
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* _Laser Engineer 3/4 \- Systems/Optical_
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* _16016619_ .